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News from the Clinic: Herniation

Report from the Los Angeles clinic: “The orthopedic surgeon was wrong twice”             This story begins 15 years ago. One day I received a call from a man who at the time was 62 years old. I will
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News from the Clinic: Displaced Pain

A few months ago a mother brought in her 11 year old daughter who had a sore great toe. Since her daughter was in gymnastics, the great toe pain was having an effect on her performance. It was obvious that
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News from the Clinic: Tetraplegia

In our clinic we frequently work with patients who’ve suffered from incorrectly applied massage therapy. Two days ago we had a very disturbing case – a 35 year old male with tetraplegia (partial paralys
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News from the Clinic: Essential Tremor

A few months ago we worked with a patient who had very unusual symptoms. She is a woman in her early 50s who almost a year ago was diagnosed with Essential Tremor of the upper neck just below the occipi
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News from the Clinic: Back Pain

by Curt Lezanic Yesterday, I had a new patient who got my name from one of my regular patients. She came into the clinic complaining about low back pain and loaded for bear, complete with recent X-rays and an
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Appreciation Award 2014

There are four major national massage publications in the United States, which is more than any other country. Each publication tries to inform massage practitioners on a wide variety of topics. During 2014, th
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News from the Clinic Issue #1 2015

We had an unusual case for the medical massage application. The patient had a severe case of left side Trigeminal Nerve Neuralgia for almost 5 months due to the nerve compression by the arterial loop inside the
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Announcing the New Science of Massage Institute Website

We are excited to announce the new Science of Massage Institute website. While the look has been updated, all of the valuable information and video library is still here!
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JOURNAL OF MASSAGE SCIENCE ON FACEBOOK

As part of our ongoing efforts to broaden the education of massage therapists, we have created a Facebook page (found at https://www.facebook.com/journalofmassagescience) for the Journal of Massage Science. We
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Winner of the Case of the Month Contest (2013)

Dear readers! Our Winner of the Case of the Month Contest is Angela Bitting, LMT, from Florida. Forty-three percent of JMS readers voted for her article titled: Medical Massage vs. Twelve Years of Pain, which c